If you're anything like us, crossing the days off the calendar in anticipation for summer has become something of an obsession. As the days get longer and the sun gets brighter, it's the perfect time to bag yourself a fresh new pair of sunnies for the warmer months.
The most versatile of accessories, sunglasses have the power to boost any outfit, hide a hang over and protect your peepers all at once. They're a staple in any handbag, beach bag and back pocket. To take the trouble out of selecting your sunnies this spring, we've come up with our pick of the most stylish sunglasses for this season.
We're loving the polarised Jackie O-inspired Bailey Nelson Patty sunglasses - $145 so much that we may just take them in both mahogany and cherry blossom print!
Ever forget your sunnies and end up using your partner's? Good news! Ladies and gentlemen alike will love the Bassike page 11 acetate frames - $349, available in black, malt, and tortoiseshell.
Pull off the style of screen siren Audrey Hepburn with the Sunday Somewhere Laura shades, with a pop of colour to make it your own – on sale for $185
Angular frames are a sure-fire way to nail a fresh look. Try out these Sisak shades from Byron Bay-based EPOKHE - $229.95
Throw on these Hardy Amies Elgin sunnies from One Point Seven Four - $599 for an easy look that is as relaxed as it is timeless, an unbeatable combination.
You simply can't go wrong with the Karen Walker Deep Freeze - $329. The perfect size and shape for any face, they add effortless style to any look.
The guys at Le Specs are ready to roll out their newest collection, and we've fallen in love with the Peach Pit Red Hot Rubber Silver Revo Mirror sunnies - available soon for $69.95
Known for a classic design and eccentric colour palette, Local Supply offer a myriad of colours, lenses and patterns for any style, be sure to check them out - $59.95
Everyone loves a 50s-style set of shades, and these Oscar Wylee Perry sunnies are no exception, adding some modern style to the retro design - $98
Displaying the evolution of the timeless aviator design, Oxford Vaughan The Speedbird shades - $1950 from One Point Seven Four will send you on a highway to the danger zone in serious style.
Chic, cat-eyed glamour is what you'll get with the Pared Eyewear Puss and Boots sunglasses - $240, pair them with a LBD for a timeless, Breakfast at Tiffany's-inspired look.
Summer, come to us! The America by Super sunnies - $189.95 are making us dream of poolside days and balmy nights.
Step it out loud and proud with the Mink Pink Flash or Trash sunglasses - $39. Grab them in Aztec for a fun colour pop, or matte black for a versatile look.
These Taranaki Sunglasses by búl - $150 are ideal for those lazy cloud watching days, plus they won't break the bank.